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PHARMACOLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF VALERIANA OFFICINALIS- A REVIEW

@inproceedings{Murti2011PHARMACOLOGICALPO,
  title={PHARMACOLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF VALERIANA OFFICINALIS- A REVIEW},
  author={Krishna Murti and Manish Singh Kaushik and Yashpal Singh Sangwan and Aditi Kaushik},
  year={2011}
}
Summary The present review describes the morphological, phytochemical and pharmacology aspects of Valeriana officinalis (Valerianaceae). Valeriana officinalis is a hardy perennial flowering plant. Valerian is native to Europe and Asia and has naturalized in eastern North America. Native to Europe and parts of Asia, valerian has been introduced into North America. The major modern and historical uses for valerian are as a sedative and anxiolytic, but it is also used to treat “nervous stomach… 
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